Photos: Troy playground dedicated to local woman

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  • Holden Cooper releases balloons during the dedication of a playground to his mother, Laura Cooper, at W.F. Morrison Elementary in Troy Friday. An educator at the school, Cooper was killed March 14, 2017, in a two-vehicle collision caused by the other driver, Richard Gene Davidson of Libby. Later that month Troy Public Schools decided to dedicate playground renovations to her. Davidson was sentenced Jan. 5, 2018, to 20 years for vehicular homicide under the influence. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Laura Cooper’s family stand by a birdhouse pole with a plaque dedicating the Laura Cooper Memorial Playground at W.F. Morrison Elementary in Troy Friday. Family members said Cooper’s love of animals made the memorial especially appropriate. Pictured are, from left: (back) Roger Williams, Ned Miller, Jason Williams, Jennifer Williams, David Cooper, Bonnie Miller and Jackson Williams; (front) Riley McNew, Jamisen Williams and Holden Cooper. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

  • Holden Cooper releases balloons during the dedication of a playground to his mother, Laura Cooper, at W.F. Morrison Elementary in Troy Friday. An educator at the school, Cooper was killed March 14, 2017, in a two-vehicle collision caused by the other driver, Richard Gene Davidson of Libby. Later that month Troy Public Schools decided to dedicate playground renovations to her. Davidson was sentenced Jan. 5, 2018, to 20 years for vehicular homicide under the influence. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Laura Cooper’s family stand by a birdhouse pole with a plaque dedicating the Laura Cooper Memorial Playground at W.F. Morrison Elementary in Troy Friday. Family members said Cooper’s love of animals made the memorial especially appropriate. Pictured are, from left: (back) Roger Williams, Ned Miller, Jason Williams, Jennifer Williams, David Cooper, Bonnie Miller and Jackson Williams; (front) Riley McNew, Jamisen Williams and Holden Cooper. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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